Police: Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake

Posted at 11:17 AM, Jun 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-08 11:25:06-04

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are searching a lake in South Florida after a witness called police saying an alligator attacked a woman walking her dog in a park.

The caller reported seeing the alligator drag the woman into the lake at about 9:45 a.m. Friday.

Davie police tell news outlets that officers responding to Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park found a dog on a leash but no signs of the woman.

Trappers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are at the scene, looking for the alligator.

No additional details were immediately available.